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Obesity excessive accumulation of body fat usually caused by the consumption of more calories than the body can use The excess calories are then stored as fat or adipose tissue Overweight if moderate is not necessarily obesity particularly in muscular or large boned individuals

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Childhood obesity is a serious health threat to children Kids in the obese category have surpassed simply being overweight and are at risk for a number of chronic health conditions

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Being overweight or obese raises your risk for health problems These include coronary heart disease type 2 diabetes asthma high cholesterol osteoarthritis high blood pressure sleep apnea and certain types of cancer

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Medical illnesses that increase obesity risk include several rare genetic syndromes (listed above) as well as some congenital or acquired conditions hypothyroidism Cushing's syndrome growth hormone deficiency and some eating disorders such as binge eating disorder and night eating syndrome

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The term eating disorder means a group of medical conditions that have an unhealthy focus on eating dieting losing or gaining weight and body image A person may be obese follow an unhealthy diet and have an eating disorder all at the same time

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MedlinePlus Obesity Overview 1 Learn the basics about obesity and find resources from trusted sources here 2 Learn about how being obese affects your life including hormones risk of cancer and digestive health 3 Find your body mass index (BMI) using the "Calculate Your Body Mass Index" tool on the

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Certain medical conditions can increase a child's appetite These include hormone disorders or low thyroid function and certain medicines such as steroids or anti seizure medicines Over time any of these can increase the risk for obesity

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What are obesity overweight and body composition Body composition is a term that describes how much of a person's body is made up of bone fat water and other substances "Overweight" and "obesity" both mean that a person is at an unhealthy weight An obese person has too much body fat An overweight person weighs too much but the extra weight may come from muscle bone body

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MedlinePlus Connect found the following health information for your request Always consult your health care provider about your specific situation Obesity means having too much body fat It is different from being overweight which means weighing too much The weight may come from muscle bone fat and/or body water

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Obesity Childhood In a condition where excess body fat negatively affects a child's health is called childhood obesity The diagnosis of obesity is normally based on BMI (body mass index) BMI is very simple to calculate and is as BMI= weight in kilogram divided by square of height in meters

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Obesity increases your risk of diabetes heart disease stroke arthritis and some cancers If you have obesity losing even 5 to 10 percent of your weight can delay or prevent some of these diseases For example that means losing 10 to 20 pounds if you weigh 200 pounds

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Childhood Obesity Definition Description Demographics Causes and symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Nutrition/Dietetic concerns Therapy Prognosis Prevention Resources Definition Childhood obesity is the condition of being overweight or severely overweight which causes risks to health between the ages of 2 and 19 Risks associated with

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Home → Medical Encyclopedia → Fatty liver nonalcoholic certain things may put you at risk Overweight or obesity The more overweight you are the higher

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Obesity increases a person's risk of illness and death due to diabetes stroke heart disease hypertension high cholesterol and kidney and gallbladder disease Obesity may increase the risk for some types of cancer It is also a risk factor for the development of osteoarthritis and sleep apnea

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Pregnancy health risks MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

Pregnancy health risks If you are trying to get pregnant you should try to follow healthy habits You should stick to these behaviors from the time you are trying to get pregnant all the way through your pregnancy Do not smoke tobacco or use illegal drugs stop drinking alcohol and limit caffeine and coffee

Health risks of obesity MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

Health risks of obesity High blood glucose (sugar) or diabetes High blood pressure (hypertension) High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (dyslipidemia or high blood fats) Heart attacks due to coronary heart disease heart failure and stroke Bone and joint problems more weight puts pressure

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Obesity is associated with increased risk of illness disability and death The branch of medicine that deals with the study and treatment of obesity is known as bariatrics As obesity has become a major health problem in the United States bariatrics has become a separate medical and surgical specialty

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